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This sounds interesting:

A senior Obama strategist, David Axelrod, acknowledged that he is receiving varied advice from Democrats, including changing Obama's stump speech to emphasize his American roots and pushing for a second round of changes in the nation's welfare laws, this time aimed at stray fathers.



In a different, better world, the Republican Party would already have some interesting proposals in this area. But given that the GOP has more or less lost interest in welfare reform since the successes of the 1990s, and given that Obama might profit politically by going to his party's right on a social issue with substance as well as rhetoric - and given, obviously, the importance of the problem - this seems like a promising avenue for his campaign to pursue.